Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking, which includes sexual exploitation and forced labour, is a heinous crime, with serious impacts on victims and survivors, their families, communities and society as a whole.

Services and information

About Human Trafficking

Overview, Difference between Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling, Key Statistics, Legislation.

Actions to Combat Human Trafficking

National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking, Federal Partners, Overview of 2018 Consultations, International Obligations.

Support for Victims and Survivors

Resources and services for victims and survivors of human trafficking.

Funding Programs

Initiatives, research and programs to increase knowledge, raise awareness and help advance efforts to combat human trafficking.

Tools and Resources

Publications, reports and printable fact sheets to learn more about human trafficking in Canada.

Related Links

Domestic and International Non-Governmental Organizations, Intergovernmental Organizations and Initiatives related to Human Trafficking.

Features

Hotline

Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline - 24/7 multilingual and confidential service for victims and survivors of human trafficking. If you or someone you know may be a victim, call the Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-833-900-1010.

Human Trafficking

Many Canadians misunderstand human trafficking. It doesn’t have to involve shipping containers or crossing borders; it’s happening in communities across Canada.

2019-2024 National Strategy

The National Strategy is a comprehensive and whole-of-government response to the crime of human trafficking.

Human Trafficking News Releases

  • On International Women's Day Government of Canada announces project empowering survivors of human trafficking to regain independence
    March 8, 2022
  • Government of Canada announces funding for project to support victims of human trafficking
    April 14, 2021
  • Government of Canada announces funding for project to raise awareness against human trafficking
    April 1, 2021
  • More Human Trafficking News Releases

    Human Trafficking Publications and Reports

  • National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking Annual Report 2020-2021
  • National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking – Annual Report 2019-2020
  • National Strategy To Combat Human Trafficking 2019-2024
  • 2018 Human Trafficking Consultations Report
  • National Consultations Discussion Paper: The Way Forward to End Human Trafficking
  • More Human Trafficking Publications and Reports

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